At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health experts across the state began sending out warnings to be prepared for an increase in rates of suicide. They began using words such as “a tsunami of suicide” and “dual pandemic of suicide and COVID-19,” stating that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused anxiety, isolation and economic pain for many. 

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